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Energy Savings Information

Heat Saving Tips

  • Keep filter clean by changing regularly
  • Keep windows and doors closed to prevent heat loss
  • Lower thermostat, each degree you lower your thermostat can reduce energy consumption about 5.7%
  • If you are going to be away from your house for an extended period lower the thermostat to the lowest setting
  • Adjust registers so that air flows across the floor
  • Install a programmable thermostat
  • Raise blinds on warm sunny days

Water heater savings

  • Take shorter showers instead of baths
  • Run garbage disposal with cold water
  • Set water eater to pilot while on vacation
  • Lower the thermostat setting to 120 degrees
  • Only run dishwasher and washing machine when full

Clothes dryer

  • Dry clothes together that need same temperature
  • Dry full loads only
  • Keep lint filters clean
  • Use automatic cycle if possible
  • Dry clothes outdoors on sunny days

Energy Efficiency

Remember when comparing appliances of different heat sources to convert energy to a common factor. For example, natural gas and electric covert all energy to BTU.

Energy Conversion Table